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Emma Epifano


Emma Epifano
Passed away at her home on Saturday November 17, 2018 at the age of 79 years. Beloved wife of Saverio Epifano. Dear mother of Cenza Epifano (Phil Davie), Franca Epifano (Steve De Smedt), Danny Epifano (Caroline Epifano). Nonna of Jordan, Felicia, Brianne and Natasha. Survived by her sister Maria Saturno (Elvezio), Julia Romano-Wilkinson (John), sister-in-law Maria Romano and brother-in-law Angelo Aiello. Predeceased by her mother Natalina Romano (nee Longo) and father Francesco Romano, brothers Ernesto Romano, Giacomo (Jack) Romano (Ernesta Romano) and sister Ida Aiello. Emma was a loving wife, mother, nonna, sister and friend. Her unconditional love for her husband, family and friends was known and felt by all. She always found joy in life’s simple pleasures. Her kitchen was the heart of her home where family was always welcome and gathered to enjoy her wonderful Italian cooking with a glass of homemade vino. She truly was a woman with a heart of gold who touched the lives of those who knew her. She will never be forgotten but forever missed. The Epifano family would like to thank Rosewell Cancer Centre in Buffalo, N.Y., Toronto Western, Princess Margaret, Juravinski and Cambridge Memorial. Dr. Sara Hahn and all Personal Caregivers, especially Nancy Barros and our nurse Abby for their guidance and support. Also, Mobility in Motion for their services. Lastly, a special thank you to all who supported Emma and her family through her journey. The family will receive friends at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, N, Cambridge on Tuesday November 20, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ambrose R. C. Church, 210 South Street, Cambridge, on Wednesday November 21, 2018 at 11 am. Entombment to follow at Marymount Catholic Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Ryan Saturno Memorial Fund or Michael Fleming Centre, 455 Myers Road, Cambridge ON N1R 5S2 would be appreciated by the family.
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Service Date
Wednesday, November 21, 2018